The coldest air of the season plagued Montana and surrounding Canada last night, knocking temperatures well into the -40s F, with wind chills in the -60s! This map shows temperatures at 7:30 MT; below is a list of the coldest spots, per MesoWest & Coolwx.com. At one point this morning, the mean temperature of the United States was 16.2 degrees!
LOWEST U.S. WIND CHILLS:
12/07/2013-16Z -56.0 F at Devil's Lake ND (DVL)
12/07/2013-14Z -54.3 F at Wolf Point MT (OLF)
12/07/2013-12Z -63.5 F at Dickenson ND (DIK)
12/07/2013-11Z -63.0 F at Jordan MT (JDN)
12/07/2013-05Z -55.6 F at Minot Intl ND (MOT)
12/07/2013-04Z -61.1 F at BAKER MT (BHK)
12/07/2013-03Z -56.9 F at Minot AFB ND (MIB)
12/07/2013-01Z -62.7 F at Havre MT (HVR)
LOWEST OFFICIAL U.S. TEMPERATURES:
12/07/2013-14Z -41.8 F at Jordan MT (JDN)
12/07/2013-11Z -36.4 F at Havre MT (HVR)
LOWEST UNOFFICIAL TEMPS:
Cottonwood Coulee, MT: -45.8 at 06:50 MST
Willow Creek, Saksatchewan: -48.1 at 8:00 MST
LOWEST MEAN U.S. TEMPERATURE:
12/07/2013-13Z 16.2 F
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